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Exciting Opportunity Available!

Exciting Opportunity Available:

NEATE (New England Association of Teachers of English) Leaflet Editor

NEATE is one of the oldest professional organizations in the United States.  It was founded in 1901 to be of service to teachers of English throughout the New England states.

Qualifications:  Candidate should have a writing background, a love of good writing, some publication experience, and an interest in becoming involved with NEATE and be a member or willing to be a member of NEATE.

Duties:  As Leaflet Editor you will be responsible for the publication of 3 or 4 Leaflets yearly.  You will work with the Publications Chair and the Editorial Board.  The Leaflet has published articles by many prominent authors, including Robert Frost, e.e. cummings, T. S. Eliot, I. A. Richards, Louise M. Rosenblatt, and Donald Murray.  It is subscribed to by colleges and is considered to be a prestigious publication.  Become its editor and continue this tradition.

Please submit your letter of interest and your vitae by February 1, 2017 to

Cathy Nicastro, Executive Secretary

21 Young Road

Ashburnham, MA 01430




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The Impossible Knife of Memory
4 of 5 stars
This young adult novel follows the story of a teenager who is coping with a parent who suffers from PTSD. The female character also struggles with her own memories of her past as well as fitting in in a new school. -Sarah L.
Leaving Time
4 of 5 stars
I really enjoyed the "elephant parts" of the book. Picoult does a great job with research for her novels. I knew the "twist" at the end while reading it and enjoyed seeing it developed. I had a few students who read it independently (w...
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4 of 5 stars
My quest for more YA literature featuring LGBTQ characters led me to this gem. The story follows Simon as he exchanges flirty emails with the mysterious "Blue" and simultaneously navigates the everyday realities of teen life. Simon is a ...


2016 NEATE Conference

Above: Rhina P. Espaillat gives a poetry reading during Friday's luncheon and keynote address.

2016 NEATE Conference Photos


Save the Date!

Mark your calendar! The 2017 NEATE Conference will be held October 20-21, 2017 in Mansfield, MA at the Holiday Inn! 

More details about the conference, workshop proposals, and registration will be released next year. 


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